The US Boris Johnson says he’s got no interest in the NHS and never even thought about it. Right…
Donald Trump has provoked ridicule and derision toward himself and the Tories at the start of his visit to the UK, after claiming he’s “never even thought about” US access to the NHS in a trade deal.
Trump made this remarkable claim less than six months after sparking a frantic Tory cover-up by telling TV cameras that the NHS (“and a lot more than that”) would be on the table in any trade deal.
He also claimed the US wouldn’t touch the NHS if it was offered to them ‘on a silver platter’ – in spite of the six meetings between US and UK negotiators covering the NHS in any trade deal – which Jeremy Corbyn exposed when Labour obtained the full, unredacted reports of those meetings that showed the centrality of the NHS to any US/UK deal:
At the same time, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has admitted that US ‘Big Pharma’ companies would be able to raise the price paid for drugs by the NHS under a US/UK trade deal.
Boris Johnson and Donald Trump are two sides of the same phoney coin – they both lie as instinctively and shamelessly as breathing and assume that people are too stupid or gullible to notice, or too corrupted to care.
Never, ever trust either of them with the NHS.
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